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National Equity Atlas: March Update

National Equity Atlas: March Update

21 Mar 2016 | Rosamaria Carrillo

Dear Equity Atlas users,

It has been an eventful couple of weeks! Since Leap Day, the Atlas has grown by three new indicators, been featured at the White House, and powered new data-driven stories about the economic imperative of equity in The AtlanticGrist, and elsewhere. Here | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: February Update

National Equity Atlas: February Update

18 Feb 2016 | Sarah Treuhaft

Dear Equity Atlas users,

Greetings! Please see below for a round-up of additions to the National Equity Atlas in the last quarter of 2015. 

We also have a favor to ask: If you have been using the Atlas, would you write a short testimonial about what you used it for and what | Read more >

Now on the National Equity Atlas: Median Wages by Gender

Now on the National Equity Atlas: Median Wages by Gender

17 Dec 2015 | Abigail Langston

 

We are excited to introduce new data on the National Equity Atlas: our median wages indicator is now disaggregated by gender as well as race. Here we will describe what the indicator measures, discuss some related national trends, and show you how to get more information on the | Read more >

Merging Data and Story to Win More Equitable Policies

Merging Data and Story to Win More Equitable Policies

21 Sep 2015 | Sarah Treuhaft

Original post on NTEN.org

Compelling facts have always been a key ingredient in winning policy campaigns, and the rise of web technology has opened the floodgates for data that would have been out of reach to all but the most dogged advocates just 20 years ago.

But while we are | Read more >

Want to Create Your Own Local Equity Atlas? Start Here

Want to Create Your Own Local Equity Atlas? Start Here

26 Apr 2015 | Rosamaria Carrillo

Have you explored the National Equity Atlas and want to dig in deeper to understand how access to resources and opportunity is distributed across the neighborhoods in your region? It might be time to start thinking about developing your own local equity atlas. And a new set of | Read more >

Meet Our Four Newest Indicators

Meet Our Four Newest Indicators

06 Mar 2015 | Sarah Treuhaft

The National Equity Atlas is a living resource, and we are thrilled to announce the addition of four new indicators to the site:

  • Wages: $15/hr
  • Income inequality: 95/20 ratio
  • Diversity index
  • Contribution to growth: Immigrants
     

Here is a breakdown of each new indicator: 

Wages: | Read more >